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Managing supply chain disruption

Multiple companies at the SCOPE Supply Chain & Procurement Summit in Chicago this week discussed disruptions in their supply chains, along with what they are doing to combat disruptions. Even something as simple as what could appear to be a small kink in a company’s supply chain can actually wreak havoc,

Going Dutch: How Schiphol is solving cross-border e-commerce issues

Last December, clandestine teams of Chinese executives began showing up at airports across Europe, probing the facilities that they visited for strengths and weaknesses. They tracked shipments, timed customs delays, rated services and mapped out logistics infrastructure. While these cloak-and-dagger movements may seem to be wrapped in political intrigue, of a

UPS announces further expansion of its Worldwide Express service

The endeavour, which is comprised of expanded service into 57 countries and territories, including Brazil, India, and South Korea, and five new countries receiving Express service, including Bangladesh and Madagascar, said UPS. UPS said this week that its UPS Worldwide Express Service now is available in 124 countries and territories. This service provides customers with

DHL partners with Cologne Business School to ‘go green’

DHL Global Forwarding, the logistics arm of Deutsche Post DHL,  has published a white paper in partnership with the Cologne Business School, in an endeavor to incorporate sustainable practices into its supply chain. The white paper lists actions that all forwarders and logistics firms can take to “intensify their environmentally friendly

FedEx to give wage increases, bonuses to workers

Memphis, Tenn. (AP) - FedEx says it’ll be giving wage increases, bonuses and make a voluntary $1.5 billion contribution to the company’s pension plan, citing recent tax reform legislation. The package delivery company follows others doing the same, including Home Depot, Disney, Starbucks and Walmart. Imagine your Ad placed here FedEx Corp. said Friday that it’ll

FedEx advocates for NAFTA reform to facilitate cross-border e-commerce

With representatives from Mexico, Canada, and the United States currently meeting in Montreal for the sixth round of negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) reforms, major differences remain, and the March deadline is approaching fast. With its sprawling transnational network predicated on free trade, FedEx is following

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